Frida Kahlo in a hospital bed, drawing on her cast with the help of a mirror, 1951.

Frida Kahlo in her hospital bed, drawing on her corset/plaster body cast with the help of a mirror, 1951 Photographed by Juan Guzman black & white photography injured in an accident as a teenager Frida endured over 40 operations in her life

Emilie Flöge and Gustav Klimt. Emilie is the subject of Klimt's famous Portrait of Emilie Flöge from She is also believed to be the female model in Klimt’s famous work, The Kiss. Klimt in his work smock

PABLO PICASSO

"Picasso in Underwear," photo by David Douglas Duncan, From the earliest age, the most famous artist of the Century did whatever he wanted, which might include posing in his jockeys on his front doorstep at age 76

Salvador Dalí and Yves Saint Laurent.

Salvador Dali and Francois-Marie Banier, Paris, photo by Alecio de Andrade. This is not a photo of the young Yves St Laurent with Dali, as most everyone seems to believe. via voxsart

Brigitte Bardot & Pablo Picasso

When Bardot met Picasso… the only Man who could Resist her. Sereis of photos from when Brigitte visited Pablo Picasso at his studio at Vallauris outside Cannes during film festival of 1956

Claude Monet in his garden in Giverny

Claude Monet in his garden with an unidentified visitor, Giverny, France, New York Times photo archive — Velvet Goldmine - one of my favourite artist

Tamara de Lempicka...

I carried around her biography with me everywhere as a young girl and studied her work like mad. Tamara de Lempicka – born Maria Górska in Warsaw, Poland, was a Polish Art Deco painter and "the first woman artist to be a glamour star".

Tamara de Lempicka in front of the portrait of her husband Tadeusz

Tamara de Lempicka (Łempicka) May 1898 – 18 March born Maria Górska in Warsaw , Poland was a Polish Art Deco painter and "the first woman artist to be a glamour star.

loveebythemoonnn:  nezua:   habitosnotivagos: “Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.”  ― Frida Kahlo  Remember this quote and understand why it is wrong to enshroud the memory of Frida in an aura of pain  suffering as if that’s what she were all about.

“Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.in the photo Frida Kahlo and Chavela Vargas,

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